05 Apr 2018

Soldier Missing From The Korean War Accounted For (Reagan, T.)

Army Cpl. Thomas W. Reagan, missing from the Korean War, was accounted for on March 30, 2018. In August 1950, Reagan was assigned to Company A, 14th Engineer Combat Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, participating in the defense of the 24th ID’s main supply route and the town of Yongsan in an area known as the Naktong Bulge, in South Korea. Reagan’s company, an engineer unit,...

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02 Apr 2018

Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Mathews, P.)

On May 29, 2943, Mathews was a member of the 422nd Bombardment Squadron, 305th Bombardment Group, 8th U.S. Air Force, participating in a strike against the German submarine base at Saint-Nazaire, France. The B-17 Mathews was aboard was hit by enemy fire as it left the target area. Mathews did not make it out of the bomber before it crashed. Survivors believed the aircraft crashed...

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02 Apr 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Bruesewitz, W.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class William G. Bruesewitz, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Bruesewitz was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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02 Apr 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Young, R.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Robert V. Young, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Young was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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02 Apr 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Doyle, B.)

Navy Seaman 2nd Class Bernard V. Doyle, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Doyle was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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02 Apr 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Foley, W.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Walter C. Foley, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Foley was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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02 Apr 2018

Soldier Missing From the Korean War Accounted For (Baker, Donald)

Army Sgt. Donald L. Baker, missing from the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In September 1950, Baker was a member of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on Sept. 6, 1950, as a result of fighting that occurred between his unit and enemy forces near Haman, South Korea. DPAA is grateful to the...

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